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good morning, america. trapped. big scare in the air. a thrill ride turning into a nightmare. riders dangling hundreds of feet in the air after a major malfunction. stranded for hours before a dramatic rescue. and it's not the first time. romney hits reset. taking on tough questions, as he tries to move past those secret tapes. but getting booed by the crowd. he claims his campaign is now about the 100%. can he get it back on track? tebow revealed. the football superstar like you've never seen him before. opening up in a candid, new interview. already talking about life after football. why he wants to go into politics. and what he's looking for in a woman. ♪ ain't no mountain high
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enough ♪ robin's journey. a big day as she gets ready to have her transplant this morning. what she wants everyone to know today. >> i feel beloved. and i thank you for it. thank you. >> and her brand-new message for all of team robin, right now. good morning, america. josh is off today, as well. great to have elizabeth and amy here. and we all know it is a very big day for robin. you just saw her right there. she gets her transplant this morning. and, sam, i know you had a chance to visit with her yesterday. >> she is in remarkable spirits, gang. i mean, she really is. and a bone marrow transplant recipients consider this day today, an important one. a lot of them call it their
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birthday. it's when they get the new cells in their body. >> even though she's had intense chemotherapy, she looks good. >> incredible. >> really does. that's a good sign, too. >> and spirits are high? >> spirits are up. >> now, invite the new marrow in. make yourself at home. >> exactly. >> stick around. >> we're going to talk to robin's doctor later this half hour. we're going to get a full update on her season and what lies ahead in the next 30 days. the big headline on the housing market this morning. are we on the road to recovery? we'll have that just ahead, as well. and where's katy perry? the superstar sending out this mysterious picture. it looks like she's on top of the world. is this a start of a whole, new chapter for the singer? what is that picture trying to say? we're going to get to the race to the white house. 47 days until the final votes. and mitt romney is trying to escape the firestorm from that secret video. will it work?
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it's "your voice, your vote." david muir has more from miami, where romney faced some tough questions on univision last night. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, george. and mitt romney needs more support from his fan base if he's going to pull this off in november. and facing some tough questions from univision. on the 47% of immigration. and what if one of his own sons, one of his grandchildren, was gay? in front of a crucial audience, hispanic voters, our partners at univision, asked romney about that 47%. >> translator: some may say you are dividing the population. >> this is a campaign about helping people who need help. and right now, the people who are poor in this country need help getting out of poverty. >> reporter: romney was asked about the young people, brought to this country illegally by their parents. president obama allowing them to stay for now. romney was asked, would he? >> for those that were
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undocumented, and brought here by their parents, and are illegal aliens. my view is we should put in place a permanent solution. >> reporter: but he did not offer what that solution would be. telling me in the primaries that those here illegally should go home and get to the back of the line. >> are you going to deport them or not? i'm not clear. >> i have some friends apparently, not in favor of a deportation, mass deportation effort. i believe people make their own choices, as to whether they want to go home. that's what i mean by self-deportation. >> reporter: and this question on same-sex marriage. >> translator: if one of your children, or grandchildren, or relatives, if they are gay and want to get married, what is your advice for them? >> my kids are all married. so, i'd be surprised. but i have grandchildren. and i love my children and i love my grandchildren.
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and i would, of course, want them to be happy. my view is this, that individuals should be able to pursue a relationship of love and respect and raise a family, as they would choose. >> reporter: mitt romney went on to say that he would preserve the term marriage as a relationship between a man and a woman. to put this in perspective, romney is polling about 26% with hispanics. four years ago, mccain had 31% and was still not enough to win. the romney campaign telling me, they know they have ground to make up here. >> he has to get the numbers up, david. let's get more on the new strategy from abc's jon karl in washington. i like how politico summed up the new strategy, more mitt. >> reporter: that's right. and the bottom line, george, they have to get back on message. romney has lost control of his campaign over the last two weeks, not getting out his central message, which is the president has mishandled the campaign. and he has a plan to turn it around. here's what to look for. first of all, a much more aggresve campaign schedule. romney has been spending time in
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more closed fund-raisers than political rallies. that's about to change. florida today, a three-day bus tour throughout ohio with paul ryan. and a much sharper message in the advertising. believe it or not, the obama campaign has been outspending the romney campaign pretty dramatically over the last few weeks. >> that was a surprise. but the polls right now are so hard to read. you read some that suggest a one-point race, a tied race. the others show president obama pulling away. >> reporter: just yesterday, you had three major polls come out. two of the polls showed obama with just a one-point lead. that's a statistical tie. and another poll showed an eight-point lead for the president. the view from boston, from romney headquarters, this is not as bad as it looks. this remains a very close race. but believe me, they know they have ground to make up. >> one thing they're not going to script on, debate prep. they know october 3rd the big day. >> they see that as the biggest day of this campaign. >> jon karl, thanks very much. we're going to show
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president obama on univision tonight. mitt romney last night. president obama tonight, on univision. elizabeth? >> thanks, george. there's great news out on the economy. new home sales suggest the housing market is in better shape than it has been in years. and the financial markets are also on the rise. are we turning a corner? joining me now this morning is bianna golodryga. sales of new homes and construction of new homes. sales of existing homes, both are up. that's great news. >> reporter: great news. it looks like this recovery really has legs, elizabeth. sales of existing homes are up 9.3% since august of last year. that's the best since may of 2010. that's the first time home buyers were rushing to get that tax credit. in addition to existing homes, new home sales are up, as well. they had their best month in two years, as well. >> what's behind all this? >> reporter: home prices are finally starting to rise. they're starting to stabilize. over the last year, up 9.5%. the stress homes are fleeing the market.
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we're seeing fewer of those. >> and there's hiring news that's promising as we go into the holiday season. people normally hire more workers. it's looking good. >> reporter: seasonal hiring is up. look at the numbers we heard from target and kohl's. 80,000 and 90,000 from target. 52,000 from kohl's. >> is that enough to change things? >> reporter: it's not. but retail had done well for the past few months. if it does do well going into the holidays, these jobs may turn into permanent jobs. let's go down to amy robach who has all of the morning headlines this morning. >> good morning, elizabeth. we begin with a big scare at a california amusement park. a ride getting stuck, stranding people hundreds of feet in the air for hours. >> it looks like those folks are temporarily stuck up high. >> reporter: less of an attraction for the windseeker at
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knott's berry farm amusement park. the ride broke, leaving people over the amusement park for four hours. >> it stopped. and that was it. >> reporter: news helicopters hovered nearby, capturing the scene. >> it was really scary. and i was hoping that we would get down really soon. >> reporter: this was the windseeker's second malfuncti just this month. back on september 7th, it also stalled. meanwhile, day turned tonight. and riders dangled their legs, just hoping to get back on terra firma. >> the first half hour was rough on me. i have a fear of heights. i was on it because my husband wanted to train me to get over my fear of heights. by the end, i was. >> reporter: shortly before 8:00 p.m., the ride slowly started its descent to solid ground. >> i asked to have i survived the windseeker. i did survive it. >> no one was injured. the ride, a you might imagine, is closed now, until they can figure out what went wrong. now, the big story in washington. 14 justice department officials
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could lose their jobs after the release of a blistering report, blaming them for mishandling the gun trafficking operation known as "fast and furious." hundreds of guns ended up in the hands of mexican drug gangs and criminals because of bad judgment and management failures. but the report clears attorney general eric holder, saying he was not told about the program. and new details about that prison break in mexico just across the texas border. police claimed the 132 prisoners had used this tunnel to escape on monday. but now, they admit the inmates actually walked out of the prison's front gate. 16 yards are accused of helping them. only three inmates have been recaptured. a close call at the scene of this car crash in texas. watch as an officer pushes a woman out of the way, right there. as an oncoming van slams into his cruiser, with only seconds to spare. the officer and the woman were not seriously injured. the van's driver has been charged with drunk driving. and speaking of close calls.
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a pro surfer got quite a scare during a competition in southern california. is that a dolphin? or is that a shark? he wasn't sure, neither were the thousands thousands of spectators. one expert believes it was a blue nose dolphin. but it looks a lot scarier than that. i don't think any of us will stick around to find out. >> it looks like a shark. as a scuba diver, i learned the fin shapes very carefully. >> don't want it to be there, no matter what it is. >> on the beach, i want to be. now, to the man who is waking up a multimillionaire, thanks to the lawsuit that started with a bag of microwave popcorn. wayne watson scored a $7 million verdict after he developed what's known as popcorn lung, after eating two to three bags of microwave popcorn every day. abc's clayton sandell has the story. >> reporter: for wayne watson, popcorn went from delicious to almost deadly. when we first met him in 2007,
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watson was popcorn-obsessed. >> i have two bags a day, every day. >> reporter: every day for ten years, until his doctor diagnosed him with a rare disease, popcorn lung. >> you cannot blow air out. the very small airways become blocked with scar tissue and inflammation. >> reporter: popcorn lung is usually found in plant workers. watson sued the popcornmaker and the supermarket that sold it, claiming the companies never warned consumers that linked to alzheimer's disease, was dangerous. >> they thought no consumer would be exposed to enough of it to make a difference. well, they rolled the dice. and they lost. >> reporter: a jury agreed. on wednesday, awarding watson damages totalling $7.2 million. watson says he plans on giving money to charity. one thing he says he won't be doing is buying microwave
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popcorn. >> probably looks like a fairly healthy guy. but i only have, on a good day, about 53% lung capacity. >> reporter: many manufacturers no longer use the drug in microwave popcorn. gliser-mary lee did not return calls for comment. but reportedly issued a statement, saying it was disappointed with the jury's decision. noting it has provided safe, quality microwave popcorn to consumers for two decades. for "good morning america," clayton sandell, abc news, denver. we turn to an important day for our friend, robin. in a few hours she begins her bone marrow transplant. it is a day robin is embracing because it means that healthier days are coming. we're going to hear more from that from her doctor in a moment. first, let's look at robin's journey. >> good morning, america. a thankful thursday. a.k.a., friday eve, i like to say. >> reporter: the last time we saw her on "gma," robin was full
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of gratitude. >> thank you all very, very much. >> reporter: in the night before she entered the hospital, our "gma" family gathered to lift her spirits. robin's been in the hospital for 11 days, with friends and family by her side. >> will this go home? >> reporter: eight days of intense chemotherapy have prepared her for today, transplant today. also known by many bone marrow recipients as their new birthday. on her new birthday, robin has a message for us. >> this journey is as much about the mind as it is the body. the thoughts. thoughts are so powerful. you have to change the way you think, in order to change the way you feel. you have to change the way you think, in order to change the way you feel. and let me say this lastly, i feel beloved. and i thank you for it. thank you.
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♪ ♪ this is going to make you stronger ♪ >> the love will keep on coming, robin. joining us now, is dr. gail roboz. in that piece, i described what robin has been through the last week. intensive chemotherapy. much more intense than what she had earlier in the summer. >> that's right. >> george. we can see in watching robin over the summer, she looks fantastic. she was having an easy time with it. that was mds-directed treatment. that was to mow the lawn. get rid of as many mds cells as possible. boost the bone marrow and get things ready for the transplant. this type of therapy over the last week has been much more intensive. this isn't just mowing the lawn. it's not getting rid of the weeds on top. it's digging down deeper and really trying to empty out the bone marrow cells and get rid of
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immune system cells so that the new ones from sally-ann can come on in. >> tuesday, 18 hours of chemotherapy. >> lots of chemotherapy. it's very intensive. we can see, robin looks great. she's a powerhouse. but she feels crummy. her mouth hurts. she has a headache that won't quit. nothing tastes right. it's hard to get up and even move around in the room. this is somebody who is used to 50-hour days. an athlete with tremendous stamina. it's powerful to hear her say that reading a few e-mails or sitting up in bed is a lot of work. >> in a few hours, a brand-new phase. the transplant begins. you're working with dr. sergio giralt, at sloan-kettering. >> we're going to put in the new bone marrow cells. this is the rebuilding phase. we've been in the kind of tearing down phase, getting everything ready to accept the new cells. but it's not instant. and a lot of people are thinking, okay. we got here. it's today. slam those new cells in and we're done.
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we're not done. rebuilding is not immediate. it takes at least a month. >> that's why they call this a birthday. >> that's right. that's right. you don't go from newborn to 10 years old right away. it takes time. i think we all have to appreciate that it's not going to be immediate. these cells have to swim around. there are millions of them being infused today into robin. they have to find out where they want to go. and they have to rebuild her entire blood forming and immune system. >> and the next big marker is 30 days and 100 days. >> 30 days gets us to we hope that we see nice, normal blood counts. we hope that we can stop supporting her with things through the i.v. because her systems are up and running. but it doesn't mean she feels like robin again. it's still very early. we're hoping at that point approximately she'll be able to get out of the hospital. but there's still a long process after that, of fully regaining her strength. and of fully regaining all of the power that she back here. >> but it all begins today. and so far, everything going as
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well as could be hoped for? >> everything is going great. medically speaking, everything is going fantastically. i think she misses her mom a lot. and i think it's been really hard to go through this. she said yesterday, that this is the first hard thing that she's had to go through without her mom. i think that's been a real challenge. but she is a trooper and fighting through it and doing very, very well. >> we know that. dr. gail roboz, thank you very much. sam? >> hey, george. she has faith in that team. that medical team, she believes in them. if you want to send robin a note, she reads those twitters. send her a note. let her know how you feel today. we're going to start with some pictures, by the way. these are the forest fires going up in the northwest. this had been a very big season. we have 35 uncontained large fires burning right now. as far as the big season goes, 8.3 million acres of land burned in this country, in this fire season. it's not just the winner of the most land burned in any season since we've been keeping
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records. it tops it by 30%. we have two more months of the burn season here. we're going to have a problem with the big area of high pressure setting up and staying windy, hot and dry into the northwest. here's where the cooler temperatures are this morning. 55 in new york. we're looking at low temperatures by the time we get to thursday here. 51 by the time we get to boston. bradford, 35. it's a real chill in this air. be prepared for that.
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"good morning maryland." i'm meteorologist lynette charles and we have a beautiful day on tap. a very chilly start though. as you head out the door this morning don't forget if jacket or the sweater you will definitely need it. much warmer into lunchtime. a great day to eat outdoors as we do wind down the summer days. 3:00 the temperature at 77 degrees and we will have more sunshine on friday with a few more clouds. fall begins on saturday with some rain in the forecast. >> in the next half hour, we'll talk more about one of the wet spots on the board. florida getting a lot of rain today. coming up on "gma," grounds for divorce. the woman whose husband allegedly hired a hitman. could she really be thinking about taking him back? we'll hear from her. and new trouble for lindsay lohan. the actress accused of leaving the scene of an accident, after hitting a pedestrian. just days after going off on amanda bynes. plus, tim tebow, like you've never seen him before. the star quarterback on life
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good morning, i'm megan pringle, police promise right now to have a visible presence at apartment buildings that were intentionally set on fire. they say two apartment buildings were fire bombed early yesterday morning as people were sleeping inside. police say someone threw a molotov cocktail threw a first floor window at the parkside garden apartments just before
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4:00 in the morning. six # adults and one child were hurt and all expected to be okay. another bomb at a building near the mannasota manor apartments. the devices were very similar. if you have any information you're asked to call the office, the number is 410-685- tips. time now for a check on the weather, over to meteorologist lynette charles. >> chesapeake beach this morning? it is absolutely beautiful. a few clouds out there and we are also getting plenty of sunshine across the area this morning and that's going to continue as we go into the afternoon. jessup's temperature right now at 48 degrees that dew point 46. so we're still dealing with some very dry air outside. and we will begin to see a few changes come in the forecast. but for right now, maryland's most powerful radar is nice and dry. we will continue to be that way. the hour by hour forecast shows you that. we get much warmer into lunchtime but for today, that 3:00 p.m. time frame, 77 degrees is the
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high. the wet weather comes in for the first day of fall on saturday. let's get a check now of the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. good morning lynette. we have a crash to tell you about up in harford county. definitely watch out for that. and if you are using 95 no concerns from bel air over to white marsh. so that will be in good shape as you travel from route 43 all the way into the city. you're looking at a 15 minute ride. if you are using the jfx, there are no delays right now. can't say the same though for 695. a live look in parkville. outer loop jam-packed here at harford road up to towson. 7:28. we're going to send you back to "good morning america." another update in just a bit. anncr: a good job. it's the key to a good life.
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♪ not only wide awake, but ready to fly. katy perry on top of the world. the pop superstar sending out a mysterious photo. new clues she's setting out on her own eat, pray and love journey. good morning, america. josh is off. great to have elizabeth and amy here, as well. this morning, we've been talking about robin. this is a big day for her. today, her bone marrow transplant. and this is "stronger" from her playlist. we'll be broadcasting songs from her playlist. >> her favorite song to lift her spirits and keep her positive. it's what's going on in your head that will help heal your heart.
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and we're getting messages from all over this morning, including from our friends at channel 7, wls, the flagship station at chicago. look at them with signs for robin. it's really great they're doing that. and this half hour, we have a special "play of the day" that will make everybody on team robin laugh. i guarantee it. >> you can go to to learn a lot more and keep up to date on robin. keep those messages coming in. tim tebow's opening up this morning. he has a candid, new interview. what's next for the superstar as he's bulking up. what he thinks of eva longoria's new man. have they made friends yet? >> eva longoria might be his ideal woman. >> not for tim tebow. he's not going steal the girlfriend. >> he's a nice guy. >> he is a good guy. >> please. also ahead on the show, katie couric is here with an
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exclusive interview on a subject she feels so strongly about. she's bringing that to us live in the show. >> all right. first, that bizarre story out of texas about a wealthy businessman, charged with hiring a hitman to kill his wife. she survived the failed murder attempt. and now, her husband says he wants her back. but is she ready to reconcile? our station wfaa spoke exclusively to nancy howard. and ryan owens has the very latest on this strange story. good morning, ryan. >> reporter: she's a wife in court seeking a divorce. one look at her face will tell you why. nancy howard was shot in the eye last month, as she stood in her driveway. allegedly by a hitman hired by her husband. she told our dallas station wfaa, how she survived. >> i prayed through the whole incident. calling on god to save me. and he did. >> reporter: the mother of three was in a coma for days. the bullet that destroyed her
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eye lodged in her lung. remarkably, just a month later, she walked into court to face her husband, frank howard. prosecutors say the successful accountant who sang in his church's choir had a secret life. and allegedly paid a series of hitmen $100,000 to off his wife so he could be with his mistress in california. howard admits to the affair but denies he wanted his wife dead. he's pleaded not guilty to criminal solicitation. >> it's the theater of the absurd that the police are buying into. yes, of course. we got not guilty he will move on with his life. >> reporter: a life he hopes will still include his wife. frank howard wore his wedding ring to the divorce hearing. and his attorney dropped this bombshell. >> they have three, beautiful children. a long marriage with a lovely wife who does not want to divorce him. she's indicated that in writing. >> reporter: could that be true? could the woman still wearing
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the scar of her husband's alleged crime on her face, actually want him back? nancy howard refused to answer any questions about her marriage. all we know for sure is she did file for divorce. and came to court to move forward with it. >> thankful that god has -- he has given me life. it's going to be a great future. >> reporter: along with those criminal and now marital problems, frank howard is also facing some professional problems. a defense contractor he once worked for has sued him. saying that he stole millions of their dollars from a contract in the middle east, all money he allegedly used to finance his secret life. george? >> more court dates. ryan, thanks very much. now, to the story behind the headline that caught our eye. tim tebow for president. not right now. he has a day job with the new york jets. but the prospect has sparked a lot of buzz. and dan harris is here to tell us all about it. >> as the host of "this week
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with george stephanopoulos," isn't this big political news? >> you can have a slot on sunday any time you want to come on. >> we should have ran the "your voice, your vote" animations. with all of the hand-wringing of mitt romney and president obama having low approval ratings, some are saying that tim tebow could someday be, to use a loaded term, a political savior. if he runs, he could be a strong candidate literally and figuratively, as illustrated in this behind-the-scenes video, shot by "vogue" magazine, for an article that hits newsstands next week. tebow is looking past his football career. there's a lot of goals and ambitions that i have things i want to accomplish. who knows? it could be politics one day. >> at the end of the day, i would define success as your ability to influence others. people will forget championships or trophies or awards. >> reporter: tebow made similar noises about a political career
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in an interview with abc's sister network, espn. i haven't ruled it out, he said. granted, this potential political career is all th theoretical right now. he is controversial, with his open displays of religiousty, rubbing some people the wrong way. >> buddy, leave some room for the holy ghost, okay? but he's also known for come-from-behind victories that have fans clamoring. >> he has bill clinton-type charisma. he completely connects to whoever he's talking about. >> reporter: as of yet, there's no first lady on the scenes. the 24-year-old insists he's staying a virgin until marriage. he did tell "vogue" what he looks for in a woman. obviously looks play a big part. being attractive to someone plays a big part.
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but it's more than that. it's finding someone tweet and kind, and has a service heart. maybe tebow will run for vice president, instead. as a member of the new york jets, he has shown a willingness to play second fiddle to mark sanchez. >> it's not fake. i can honestly say i'm rooting for him to do his best. just a few more details on what tebow is looking for in a wife because the female staffers here at "gma" have asked me. he says his mom and his two sisters have set a high bar. it's about finding a girl who likes me for me. >> all right, tim. >> blonde? brunette? tall? short? >> those details weren't included. >> do more digging. >> i will. >> do the math. he has plenty of time to find a wife. he can't run for president until 2024. >> there we go. >> he hasn't declared a political party. he has a lot to think about. >> he hasn't ruled it out. hey, sam. >> i'm glad he has the best strategy team right there at
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this table to work it out for him. amazing. one-stop shopping. let's show you what's going on on the board. we're going to show you one of the few places getting rain on the board today. generally, it's pretty quiet. but not here. there's a gorgeous shot from miami, wplg. i am in miami a lot. i can't watch anybody but them. they have that gorgeous shot looking across biscayne bay there. yesterday, when the storms e resulted, they had gusty winds, about 50-mile-per-hour winds. the front's not going anywhere. and the next 24 hours, 2 to 3 inches of rain. but mostly purple across, which is one to two inches of rain there. it's october-like air mass. look at the temperatures. by the time you see 30s for morning lows, boston, 48, new york city, 48 on sunday, you're going to notice there's a bi
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undergrand ramp on wednesday, she clipped a 34-year-old. one of the two in the car reportedly checked of the man. lohan, herself, went into a nearby nightclub, after reportedly exchanging words with the victim. when she returned two hours later, police were waiting. >> she comes back about 2:30 in the morning, where she is arrested for leaving the scene. >> reporter: according to "the new york daily news," the victim said, quote, they drove off like it didn't matter. detectives say it's hard to tell from surveillance video, where lohan made contact with the man. police have not yet released that video. this photograph reportedly shows lohan at a slash concert earlier in the evening. it was posted on twitter. lohan's publicist is downplaying the episode, calling it much ado about nothing. still, it's another block eye for the 26-year-old star, who
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seems to have become as well-known for her legal problems as hrer if movies. in march, a judge ended lindsay's probation for a dui conviction. and she is still under probation for a shoplifting conviction. police say they do not believe chal played a role in wednesday morning's incident. >> no breathalyzer test was given. the alleged hit and run comes just days after low hand used twitter to chide amanda bynes, who has had her own fair share of mishaps, including a dui arrest and two hit and runs. >> after her arrest, lohan was cited and quickly released. she is due back in court october 23rd. we're still waiting for new york police to replace the surveillance tape. it's unclear what the tape will show. and if the latest accusations have been exaggerated. that's the latest. >> saga continues. >> yes. tim tebow's looking, we may have found a perfect match. get him and lindsay together, maybe. >> i don't think so. >> no? maybe not? >> thanks, rob. coming up, a very special
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here's "the play of the day." >> josh is sleeping in. our very special "play of the day." mandis mandisa's "good morning," keeps the spirits up. it's important for robin. one of the things she mentioned was the smashup. we're going to cheer her up this morning. robin, this one's for you. >> george, sam, lara, josh, my "gma" family, my family at home. i love you. and i'll see you soon. >> we're we go. ♪ i will go on ♪ tell me why ain't nothing but a heartache ♪ ♪ tell me why ain't nothing but a mistake ♪ ♪ tell me why
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i never want to hear you say ♪ ♪ i want it that way >> good morning. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> robin. ♪ we finally got our piece of the pie ♪ >> good morning. ♪ i want it that way >> we're going to be there for you. >> wearing our bracelets of support. >> robin, we are all thinking of you. >> relove you, robin. >> that's what i love about "good morning america." >> oh. >> we love you. it's a special treat, robin. >> it is transplant day. many call it a birthday. it is a very important day for robin. we love you, robin. >> love you. >> keep those messages coming. i'm talking to the sea? is this for real? [ sea, laughing ] yeah! what's what what what is what... [ sea ] i want you to close your eyes and imagine a place in the middle of me where the world revolves around you. can i go now? [ sea ] sure!
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good morning, it's almost 8:00. thank you for joining us. i'm megan pringle. the search continues this morning to find whoever hit people walking across the street. this happened on fremont avenue and then fled the scene. baltimore police say that a man and a woman were at the crosswalk, this happened on sunday when a car hit them and they were thrown about 70 feet. that woman is in critical condition this morning with head injuries and injuries to her leg. the other had minor cuts and bruises, contact police if you have any information on the hit and run. time now for a check on the weather to meteorologist lynette charles. >> it is gorgeous out there right now megan. you can see the severn river is bare right now. no type of any boats on there.
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into the afternoon that should pick up though. this morning, though, we are quite chilly. but we do have plenty of sunshine and we have a few high clouds moving in across the area. right now that temperature at 59 degrees at the dew point of 56. and we will begin to have those temperatures bump up as we go throughout the day. and we will stay dry. maryland's most powerful radar is dry right now. and we will be dry even as we head into tomorrow. our hour by hour forecast, well by 54 degrees by this morning and 74 into lunchtime. this afternoon that temperature coming in right around 77 degrees. nice and seasonable. let's get a check now of the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. good morning lynette. well, unfortunately we are dealing with several accidents trouble on 295 where there's a crash right along the southbound lanes at the beltway. and in the white marsh area watch out for more accidents, there's a crash right now along the westbound lanes oed white marsh boulevard at perry hall boulevard. another accident that's going to be eastbound on honey go
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boulevard at white marsh boulevard. a live look in parkville. the outer loop extremely jammed here at harford road. there's an accident not far from the scene at joppa road. 7:57. back to new york for "good morning america." we'll have another update in just a bit.
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[ cheers and applause ] and look at all of the team robin signs out there in times square. they're making a difference this morning. you're listening to a song that robin helped write with india.arie. there she is with india.arie. she wrote that after her battle with breast cancer. it's on her playlist right now. and she's getting so much strength from your prayers and from the music. >> it means a lot. >> they are coming in from all over the world. and robin has one for all of you. she says, i feel the love.
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thank you. thank you. >> that's so nice. >> it is. josh is also off today. great to have elizabeth and amy here. >> great to be here. coming up in this half hour, the countdown to the emmys is on. jimmy kimmel is hosting television's biggest night. we'll ask him about his -- >> what was that? >> he's here. >> there he is in that viral video with jennifer aniston, playing one of her newborn sons. also, josh, sam and i had so much fun visiting the sets of the nominated shows. that really weird dream i had, what you didn't see was how many takes it took to get it right. we have bloopers. like me trying to break into my best "downton abbey" voice. here's a little sampling. >> i will not have strange -- stop it.
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>> and that was me pretending to drink. >> your inner julia child. >> give us bon appetit? >> remember when robin did margaret thatcher? >> the pearls. and look at katy perry right now. we're trying to figure out what she's up to right now. look at that picture. >> on top of the world. >> she's doing some soul-searching. we'll get to that in a little bit. but now, we'll turn to amy and the top stories. >> we begin with mitt romney and his new campaign strategy. in an effort to get past that leaked videotape, romney is beginning a nor tougher campaign schedule. on univision, romney said his campaign is focused on helping 100% of americans. he said a permanent solution to
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illegal immigration is needed. and on gay marriage, romney said individuals should be able to raise a family as they choose. a developing story ovseas. violence breaking out as more than 1,000 people in pakistan's capital, protest that anti-muslim movie produced in california. they're burning u.s. flags, and officers are trying to keep them away from the u.s. embassy. the u.s. postal service has a new idea to stay afloat. it's cutting new deals with businesses to increase the amount of junk mail they send you. great. many cities are opposed, saying it will only fill landfills and raise recycling costs. american airlines cancelling at least 300 more flights this week, because of a sharp increase in pilots sick calls. the bankrupt carrier and pilots onunion has been at odds. and overusing pacifiers could have long-term effects on your baby's emotional help.
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the pacifier prevents babies from copying facial expressions. but here's the interesting part. they found the troubling connection only among boys, not girls. and a major surprise at a military base in afghanistan. a soldier in the british army has given birth. it's believed to be the first case of a soldier having a baby on the front lines. the military doesn't allow pregnant women to serve in war. but new mom -- this new mom says she didn't know she was pregnant. both mom and baby are doing well this morning. now, diane sawyer with a preview of tonight's "world news." diane? >> good morning, amy. good morning, everyone at "gma." tonight, we're going to meet some of the companies powering up "made in america." because of them, millions of new american jobs could be on the way. we're going to tell you what they are making and where it is a big "made in america" night. we'll see you then. >> we'll be watching, diane. thank you. you heard of wearing your heart on your sleeve. well, an englishman wore it on
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his van, which he parked near a busy intersection. you see he is apologizing to his girlfriend for being a fool and an idiot. he begged her to come back. even asking her to marry him. >> what did he do? >> what do you think he did that was so awful? >> i don't know. >> i'm a fool and an idiot. >> and get a second van with the will you marry me? wait a day. and do another van. >> that's a problem. this poor guy puts it all out there. and you want him to do it on two vance. like it's not enough. i'm sorry means i'm sorry. it's enough. >> and then, marry you? >> we're going to fall off on this one. >> we'll have to check back. "pop news." good morning to you. ricky gervais has developed a new app. and we think sam champion deserves some of the credit. >> i think we may have vote tampering. >> i'm just saying. >> i'm just saying.
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i'm just saying, before the kids need to nap, that's a great thing to do. it's a nice looking jacket. just saying. >> i'm just saying that the app, sam, is called, just saying. >> no. >> it's a new way to communicate on twitter and facebook, using your voice. users can create voice messages and share them with one person or a whole group. while testing it, gervais says he hates his voice. in his head, he sounds more articulate. thank you for bringing that to america and the world. frankly. just saying. big news for one of our favorite tv dads. jesse tiler ferguson is engaged. he popped the question on the website, for the tie the knot foundation. they're helping raise money for the cause, by selling bow ties. ferguson could have more big
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news coming. he is nominated for an emmy for best supporting actor in a comedy. he has tough competition. his co-stars, eric stonestreet, ed o'neill and ty burrell from "modern family." >> just these guys. >> a side conversation. >> yes. speaking of -- "fifty shades of grey" in the news again. things have been heating up in the bedroom. and now, in the kitchen. it's called "fifty shades of chicken," a cookbook, inspired by the literary giant, "fifty shades of grey." and the book by s.l. fowler, a leg went up while tying up a chicken for roasting. it's so disturbing i can't stand it. we thought the recipes were a
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little racy for morning tv. i didn't. but the producers did. the cookbook hits shelves november 13th. george, you were just on amazon. don't lie. >> if you buy that for your wife, you're in big trouble. >> true. also, a real-life cat burglar has been caught red-pawed. dennis the cat, also known as dennis the menace, has been on an 18-month crime spree, swiping everything from a towel, to boxer shorts, to a dog chew and kids' toys. dennis, keep it together. dennis stole a woman's sandal from a neighbor's garden. and then, had the audacity to go back and grab another one. neighbors know to go to dennis' house when something goes missing. his owner has two large boxes with all of his loot. it's more stolen and returned. and that's "pop news." >> what does he do with all of that stuff?
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>> he just helps himself. how about some weather? >> good morning, everybody. a lot of team robin signs out here. hey, let's start down there and give a big, long sweep of everybody. you guys come to join us every morning. you bring your t-shirts. you bring your signs. you come -- >> toronto. >> we're glad you're here. we want to make sure you get on television, as long as you're here. let's get to the boards. we'll show you what's going on. how about where the heat stays today. most of it is from oklahoma city west. when you get on the coastal areas of california, you have fog. look at the big, hot numbers staying there. in comes this big drip of cold air. what's that at the top of the screen? look at north dakota and minnesota. there's snowshowers tonight in those low temperatures.
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>> happiest place on earth, right here. happiest place, times square. now, we're going back to -- >> lara. >> thank you. well done out there. here's a look at what's coming up on our "gma morning menu." katy perry, on top of the world, literally. is this superstar doing a little soul-searching? and katie couric is joining us live with a big exclusive. yardly love's family speaking out for the first time. and wait until we show you the outtakes from my really weird, feverish, emmy dream.
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[ male announcer ] get more access with the citi card. [ crowd cheering, mouse clicks ] [ cheers and applause ] we're back with katy perry's spectacular climb. the superstar is tweeting a mysterious photo of her on top of the world. but where did she snap it? and why? abc's cecilia vega has some answers for us this morning. >> reporter: she is known for kissing other girls. ♪ i kissed a girl and i liked it ♪ >> reporter: and hanging out with california girls. ♪ california girls are undeniable ♪ >> reporter: and just when it seemed like this superstar's career couldn't climb any higher, there's katy perry on top of the world. it is a photo she tweeted wednesday to more than 26 million followers, writing, i ate, i prayed, i climbed a
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volcano. sound vaguely familiar? >> i have not given myself two weeks of a breather to just deal with, you know, myself. i want to go some place where i can marvel. ♪ i'm wide awake >> reporter: perry is on an eat, pray, love journey of her own, from mountains to medication, tweeting all the way. on monday, she wrote getting some expletive out of my chakras. over the weekend, starting a day with a groupe meditate. breakfast of champions. and i can feel the phoenix rising. ♪ i want to drive away >> reporter: why so much soul-searching for a 27-year-old? to start, there was that high-profile divorce from russell brand. what a year it has been. so much of it chronicled in perry's movie, "part of me." ♪ this is a part of me >> reporter: now, this daughter of evangelical parents are on a spiritual quest that others have
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taken, too. perry tells "elle" magazine, she has crystals and a mantra. she's not saying what it is. i can't tell you that. i wish i could. it's really good. it might be my last words. it might be part of my last dying breath. for "good morning america," cecilia vega, abc news, news. we go from katy perry to katie couric here. we're going to talk about something that's very close to your heart, stopping violence against young women. i know all of you at home may remember the story of yeardley love, the university student murdered by her former boyfriend. her mother and sister are speaking out for the first time, an interview that will be aired later on, on "katie." let's look back at the story. it was the murder that shocked the nation. yeardley love, the 22-year-old lacrosse player at uva. she was described by friends as passionate and kind-hearted.
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almost immediately police honed in on her boyfriend and fellow lacrosse player, george huguely. he said he went through the apartment. >> and shook love, hitting her head repeatedly on the wall. prosecutors accused hughley of killing love in a drunken rage. and jurors agreed. in court, her mother, sharon, broke down in tears. sometimes you think you can bear it and do something positive, she says. some days, it's unbearable. it never goes away. of course, it doesn't. and katie is here with us now. and i know when you first got this show, this was a story you wanted to do from the start. >> yeah, you know, i was very drawn to this story. i graduated from the university of virginia. and it's such an idyllic place. idyllic place, it seemed unthinkable, george, something like this could have happened there. yeardley was about to graduate. young, vibrant, lacrosse player, everything to look forward to. i have two daughters. dating violence is something
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that has always concerned me and interested me because people really don't realize how often it happens. >> yeardley's mom and her sister had been so quiet since this first happened, which is completely understandable. but why do they want to sak out now? >> i think i had developed a relationship with sharon and lexie. and i had won their trust. and i think they're trying to do something positive, as you heard sharon said. some days, it's unbearable. you try to make something good happen from this. but you know, they formed this foundation, called the one love foundation, where they're trying to educate other young women about the dangers of dating violence. and i think they decided to use this platform to try to do that. >> and we're going to see the whole interview later today on "katie." but let's look at the clip where you talked to sharon at that moment where she learned what happened. >> the police came to my door. and i could not figure out why there was a policeman at my door.
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i thought maybe my dog had been barking and disturbing the neighbors. it made no sense to me why a policeman would be there. and he came in. and asked me, if i was yeardley's mother. and kind of just a blur from that point on. i guess, i just didn't believe it for quite a while after i heard. >> what did he say to you? >> he said that they had found yeardley. he didn't use -- there was no word of murder or whatever at the time that she was dead in her apartment. and i think that's what he said. i'm not even sure what he said. when he asked me if i was yeardley's mother, i realized something horrible had happened. and i think i shut down. >> they're such lovely people, george. sharon's wonderful. lexie's getting married at the end of the month. and yeardley would have been her
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maid of honor. and sharon's husband and yeardley and lexie's dad, john, died of prostate cancer in 2003. they called themselves the three muss ket musketeers. we're trying to use the story to educate people about the dangers of dating violence because it is a serious problem. >> one of three college women. >> one of three college women say they've been in abusive relationship. one in ten high school students say they've been physically hurt by a boy or a girl. and there's warnings signs. we have an expert from johns hopkins who is working with the one love foundation. they have an app that's a risk assessment app, that can be found on and it shows if a relationship can turn violence or lethal. >> and a lot of stars coming forward. >> next week, barbra streisand. demi lovato.
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chelsea handler. a lot of great, established and scary women. not really. powerful. maybe that scares you, george. >> not at all. i have a powerful wife. let's go outside to lara. >> "katie" in the afternoon, don't miss it. >> never would. >> all right. >> shall we? >> we asked jimmy kimmel to join us and not say anything. jimmy, don't speak. >> you look gorgeous in your tuxedo. >> now, it's time for "gma's" party at the emmys. so many great tv shows hoping to go home with an award this year. >> and such a treat for us to step into some of the roles of the nominees, sort of. here's a look at our acting debut. >> how badly. ♪ un, deux, trois, quatre >> reporter: to create our emmy dream, josh and i needed to go a little mad.
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♪ zou bisou bisou >> reporter: then, sam and josh went all medieval on us, to channel the hit, "game of thrones." >> you have a dragon on your shoulder. >> i'm just saying. i make this look real and pretty fab. you're giving me some bad rinse over there. oh. >> reporter: next, i found my inner countess for "downton abbey." >> clawing their way around my house. >> reporter: and josh, wtf, why the face? reliving this modern family moment. note we're all in this together yes, we are ♪ ♪ we'll start something you know it ♪ >> i want to see the whole one. >> josh gets huge points for doing the "high school musical" dance. what you didn't see because i know we made it look really
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easy. i'm sure you're wondering why we're not professional actors. but it wasn't easy for any of us to do these scenes. and we have the footage to prove it. and we're going to show it to you now. here's some of our behind-the-scene-bloopers. jimmy, are you game? >> is it possible to play the actual song in my ear? oh, wow. stumped the panel there. okay. ♪ ♪ i'm bringing sexy back >> get out of here. forget about it. >> that's what this is all about, people. you're going to do it, do it. >> not queen, not earl, not duke. >> i'm british. i will not have strange moves. stop it.
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>> prepare to soar highest -- ♪ zou bisou bisou >> i know why they separated us. if the three would have done that together, it would have taken all day. >> even though we did do well, that's our homage to the terrific actors and shows that are nominated for this year's emmys. really great shows. and we apologize to "mad men," "game of thrones" and "downton abbey." if you missed it, go find the video on our website, coming up, richie samsambor here. and also, jimmy kimmel.
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good morning, i'm megan pringle. if you've been to monarch med spa, anytime soon on the road, you will want to pay close attention to the story. the clinic has been shut down after three patients came down with an infection and one of them ended up dying. the investigation is focused now on people who work at the place and the equipment they use. monarch med spa said they are cooperating that they have performed thousands of procedures before without any problems. if you have been to the spa and you have any symptoms like is over the or perhaps redness, you are asked to contact your doctor immediately. news time right now 8:27. a check on the weather with lynette. >> all righty, good morning everyone. check out what's going on in baltimore. at the inner harbor absolutely gorgeous this morning. get out there and enjoy it but don't get out there without a jacket or a sweater. it is chilly this morning. as we go into the afternoon
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though things will start the look up. look at the temperature right now coming in at 60 degrees with the dew point of 49. we have the nice dry air out of the northwest. very light wind this morning and that will continue even into the afternoon. what else is going to continue is the dry weather that we're seeing on maryland's most powerful radar as of now. we go hour by hour and things are looking good. we will be seeing warmer temperatures by lunchtime. 74 degrees. 77 by 3:00 p.m. and we'll be at 72 and mostly clear skies by 7:00 this evening. let's get a check now of the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. good morning lynette. we have delays on 95 due to an earlier accident southbound at eastern avenue and there's a crash right now on the jfx going on. it's right along the southbound lanes at ruxton road. more problems in white marsh dealing with a crash right along the westbound lanes of white marsh boulevard at perry hall boulevard. another accident in parkville on pairing parkway at joppa road. outer loop, inner loop extremely jammed. that will be case up to towson.
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megan? if you are headed out the door have a safe drive wherever it is you're heading, we'll have an update in 30 minutes. see you then.
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♪ we're watching richie sambora here in times square. one of the founding members of bon jovi. a new solo record out. first one in 14 years. can't wait to hear just a little bit from richie ahead. good morning, america. and good morning to this crowd in times square. >> wow. >> elizabeth and amy is in today. josh is off. big day for robin today.
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>> getting a transplant today. send her some tweets. she would love to hear from you. coming up this half hour, jimmy kimmel is looking a bit thin, don't you think? we're going to hear from him, the real jimmy kimmel, not the fake one over your shoulder, george. as jimmy gets ready to host the emmys this weekend. we're going to find out all about his cameo appearance with jennifer aniston. see? yeah. the cutouts are ten pounds lighter. we're going to get more of him in that jennifer aniston video. one of her newborns. >> real funny stuff. and real stars in times square. kerry washington's here this morning. >> she's so pretty. >> you think the headlines have messy stories. kerry washington cleans up the big messes in her new series, "scandal." it's the new season starting. >> yeah. >> that's right. >> a week from today. >> okay. >> last year, we had a shortened
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season. and i'm pumped, it's so good. and no scandal here. but lots of fun we've been having. getting ready for the big emmy red carpet. josh and i are so blessed to be co-hosting the emmys preshow, with chris harrison from ""the bachelor," and clint kelly, from "the chew." and what are you going to wear? lots of you are enter it. we've gotten thousands of votes. >> i like all three. >> for the dresses. i liked all three. and thanks to joe z from "elle" magazine. only 15% of you went for the -- this is probably the most couture of the dresses. and i'm not upset because i couldn't walk in it. that's a true piece of art. this one, i really love. i'm not saying you need to vote for it. but feel free to vote for this one, everybody. and this one --
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>> this one is really wow. >> this is the one that everybody seems to love. and i'm going to wear whatever you choose. >> you have the angelina jolie pose in it. >> the vote isn't over yet. go to on yahoo! cast your votes. voting ends tomorrow. i promise, i'm going to work it. whatever you ask me to wear, i'm going to do it. and josh is going to wear whatever socks you vote for him to wear. >> what's winning there? should i ask. >> i believe stripes are in the lead. but i want the red. >> i'm practicing for the leg to be co-hosting with me. it looks like it's going to be -- all of the fun on the red carpet doesn't stop there. the show itself, which is going to be great. hosted by jimmy kimmel. lots going on for jimmy. he's getting carried. congratulations to you, jimmy. oh. he's looming. we also found out -- this is big
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news, that jimmy is actually jennifer aniston's son. in a hilarious parody for smartwater. it's a new ad. and he's doing the emmy awards show. and nick watt captured him for a moment to chat about it all. >> reporter: not only is jimmy kimmel hosting the emmys sunday night, he's nominated. if you lose, if you lose, jimmy. the camera's going to be on you for the rest of the show and you're burning up inside. >> if i lose, i'm going to throw a tantrum, the likes of which you've never seen on television before. >> reporter: catering and swag for the post-awards ball is about the only thing kimmel hasn't stuck his oar in. >> you want some? >> reporter: you think i'm a monster? he's e-mailing producers in the middle of the night. there's whispers, jimmy, you've been overly involved in every aspect. >> really? >> reporter: a lot of people are a bit -- >> i'm bossy. i don't know what i want to say. i'm the executive producer of my show.
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i'm used to being in charge. and sometimes it's hard for me to kind of back away from that. >> reporter: since jimmy calls all of the shots around here, and he and i are best buddies now, i got a second-row seat. ladies? this morning, when you were rolling out the red carpet, i thought you were going to turn an ankle. >> that was dangerous. what if oprah was hosting the show? would they have her kicking a red carpet for it? i don't think so. >> reporter: audi. >> like the belly button. >> reporter: this is the audi-sponsored green room. >> going to see the guys from "downton abbey" going to be making out with sofia vergara. >> you would like that. you're one of the few that knows what they're saying on "downton abbey." i'm an american. >> reporter: who are you pulling for sunday night? >> as host, i like to remain
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moue tral. but bryan cranston is my son's little league coach. >> reporter: you want to see him win? >> i do want to see him win. but i want to see me win. >> reporter: millions watching on tv. it will be a good warm-up for his biggest day. when it comes down for your wedding speech, it's going to be a piece of cake, right? >> it's funny. i'll be nervous about that, too. my fiance is the head writer on the show. i'm hoping she will write my vows for me. >> reporter: back to the green room tour. >> this table is where we keep betty white's teeth. >> reporter: that's cruel. >> is that all? >> reporter: you said you didn't want to be nasty to people. >> i'm glad we had this conversation. now, i know not to say that in the broadcast. ♪ >> reporter: sunday night, he won't pull a ricky gervais golden globes shtick. >> everybody asks me if i'm going to do it like him. and if i say i'm not, i look like some sort of coward. >> what's with all of the
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divorces? what's going on? >> this is a different environment. the golden globes are a fake award, decided by foreign bike messengers who come here. this is a real award. these are the emmy awards. mom, can i go swimming? >> reporter: and this is jimmy kimmel playing a small child, in jennifer aniston's sensationally viral water commercial. why did you do that? >> i was having dinner with jennifer aniston. and she asked me if i would do it. i said okay. when you have a few drinks in you, you'll agree to almost anything. >> reporter: no repeat of the pajamas from the nominations. are you tying your own tux? >> no. >> reporter: really? >> my mom's going to do that for me. >> reporter: for "good morning america," nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> terrific job, by nick watt. and of course, jimmy kimmel. the emmys red carpet live is a big special, sunday, 7:00, 4:00
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pacific. and jimmy with the 64th annual primetime emmy awards. and join us monday for our big "gma" emmys after-party. exclusive interviews with the winners. that's a big day. today is a really big day for our robin roberts. right, sam? >> it is a day that we see that bone marrow transplant happen. a lot of people that get that transplant call it a birthday. we've been sending out positive thoughts to robin. this morning, we want to tell her that team robin is going strong and rooting hard for her right here in times square. we've been listening to a lot of your favorite songs. one of them, right here. a longtime friend, martina mcbride, rearranged her tour to perform the song "i'm going to love you through it." robin was also in martina's music video for that song. we want to say, robin, all of us in times square are going to what? love you through it. >> team robin. now, let's do some weather.
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that was hard. let's get to the boards. one or two things going on this morning we want to talk about. we'll start with the twitter and facebook pictures. whitney beach, florida. gorgeous sun rises and sunsets. it's almost time to look for fall color. we have higher elevations showing. if you see leaves starting to change because it's been a dry season, send us those pictures. here's where the cold air goes. we're dropping down into the 30s in minneapolis. boston, in the 40s. new york city, in the 40s, as well. realize, this cold air is making a real push and prepare for it. it's a chilly couple of days. there's the big board. and it shows heat in some parts >> all of america's weather was
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brought to you by citibank. lara? >> robin, we love you. coming up, we have kerry washington with us for the new sneak peek of the new season of
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we are back, now, with the stunning kerry washington. she's the star of the abc hit show, "scandal." she plays olivia pope, a crisis manager, who handles all of washington's dirtiest secrets. season two begins next thursday. and we have a preview. take a look. >> congressman, do you have enemies? anyone who would want to catch you doing something improper? >> when you found out someone, republican, democrat, was illegally recording you in your office, you didn't go to security or capitol police? you came to me. did you take a bribe in this office? >> i don't take bribes? >> fund raise on government
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property? >> of course, not. i don't break the law. >> we're sure you don't. but yet, we're here. if you didn't break the law, what did you do? >> what a juicy role. kerry washington joins us here in times square. good to see you this morning. >> it's great to be here. >> you don't get advanced scripts. you have no idea all of the twist and turns. >> people watch the show. and we're usually interacting on twitter with our fans as they watch the show. and we can see how shocked they are. that's how we feel when we read the script. we totally identify. we're always going, what? are you kidding me? that's crazy. >> it seems like everybody in this cast has a secret. yours is your secret affair with the president of the united states. >> a pretend one on the show. >> pretend one, exactly. what is that like, working around that mine field of unknown? >> it's really fun. our entire cast and crew, we love the material. we love each other so much. it's created a real bond because a lot of our crew members,
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they've been working in television for 20 years. and they say to me, we haven't read scripts for a tv show we worked on forever. but the material is so exciting, everybody's really invested. >> are you surprised at the hit it's become? >> i'm grateful. i'm really grateful. our fans, i feel so indebted because it's because you guys watch the show that we even get to have a second season. >> well, while you're having an affair with the president on television, in fiction land, in real life, you're campaigning for president obama. is that your first foray into politics? >> i was on the campaign trail in 2008. i've been on the president's council for arts and humanities. >> and spoke at the democratic national convention. were you nervous? >> i think more than anything, i was honored. there's so much at stake in this election. i was honored. when i speak out, i don't speak out as an celebrity. i speak out as an american.
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we're so lucky to we have freedom to express our views. that's why i participate. i feel grateful that other people sacrificed. >> and you're up for the emmys this weekend. >> i am. >> i'm doing my own private version of what lara's doing. my friends and family, my glam squad were all voting between a couple dresses. i haven't totally decided. but i have pretty good options. >> i'm sure you'll be stunning no matter what you wear. kerry washington, good luck. the new season of "scandal" a week from tonight. >> it's exciting. >> we'll be tuned in for the show. >> thank you. >> thanks so much. and coming up, from bon jovi to flying solo, richie sambora performs live. we say good luck, robin. we love you. ♪ ♪ i dare you to dare me
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everybody outside on team r. and here, the newest member of team robin, richie sambora. had so much success with bon jovi. "aftermath of the lowdown," his third album, just released. >> good luck, robin. we love you. >> we do. i love the title of this album. "aftermath of the lowdown." what is that? >> i think from the east coast, if you give somebody the lowdown. >> the truth. >> and after that, there's an aftermath. it's either good or bad. for me, i mean, writing these songs, probably a bit about my life. the songs were the aftermath. and the lowdown was the songs. >> let's hear one of the songs. "every road leads home to you." >> you got it, bro. ♪ i got your picture on my phone your voice in my head ♪
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♪ i'm lying here alone restless in a faraway bed ♪ ♪ the stars are falling down and i'm a half a world away ♪ ♪ i'm just trying to close the distance ♪ ♪ to feel each breath you take ♪ ♪ when the bridge is burning and i'm losing my faith ♪ ♪ and i'm trying to find my way towards the truth ♪ ♪ like a wild arrow flying and i'm blindly running ♪ ♪ from everything i thought i knew ♪ ♪ every road leads home to you ♪ ♪ home to you ♪ so, you got me to believe made me turn on a dime ♪
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♪ the writing on the wall right in front of me ♪ ♪ every song every rhyme ♪ ♪ but i don't need a thousand words ♪ ♪ i need you safe in my arms ♪ ♪ i'll be standing strong i'll keep holding on ♪ ♪ when life tries tearing us apart ♪ ♪ when the bridge is burning and i'm losing my faith ♪ ♪ and i'm trying to find my way towards the truth ♪ ♪ like a wild arrow flying and i'm blindly running ♪ ♪ from everything i thought i knew ♪ ♪ no, i ain't regretting just how lost i'm getting ♪ ♪ or the red lights i've been blowing through ♪ ♪ my foot will find the pedal as i'm counting the lines ♪ ♪ every road leads home to you
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every road leads home to you ♪ ♪ home ♪ the road still leads me home to you ♪ ♪ sometimes i don't see the signs ♪ ♪ the headlights make me blind ♪ ♪ the road still leads me home to you ♪ ♪ when the bridge is burning and i'm losing my faith ♪ ♪ and i'm trying to find my way towards the truth ♪ ♪ like a wild arrow flying and i'm blindly running ♪ ♪ from everything i thought i knew ♪ ♪ no, i ain't regretting just how lost i'm getting ♪ ♪ or the red lights i've been blowing through ♪ ♪ my foot will find the pedal as i'm counting the lines ♪ ♪ every road leads home to you every road leads home to you ♪
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we are all here for you, robin. all of us, sending all our love on your new birthday. happy birthday. >> good luck, robin. >> love you. good morning, i'm megan pringle. the mother of cockeysville native yeardley love is speaking out. her daughter was killed by her ex-boyfriend. george huguely at the
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university of virginia. the family now raising awareness through a foundation they created called one love. and that's basically to combat dating violence. yeardley love's sister says she wants to help other women so they don't have to suffer the same violence. they will be on "katie" today at 4:00 on abc2 news, sharon love will be on abc2 news at 5:00 to talk about the one love foundation. time now for a check on your weather. here's meteorologist lynette charles. >> good morning everyone. check out what's beginning on in kent island this morning. absolutely beautiful shot. the sun finally up. you can see a few cirrus clouds moving in across the area. high clouds and we are going to see a beautiful day to maybe take some of those boats out. as we look at the temperatures this morning in sykesville 69- degrees and the dew point at 47. we are feeling good. and we'll continue to stay dry as we go throughout the day. maryland's most powerful radar looking good right now. and the hour by hour forecast looks even better as we go into lunchtime 74 degrees. by this afternoon, we'll be at
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77 degrees under mostly sunny skies and the rain moves in on saturday the first day of fall. let's get a check now of the traffic with lauren cook. good morning. trouble on route 295 where there's a crash southbound at route 32. and if you are headed out to 695, there are heavy delays right now on the west side. it's all due to a crash in the outer loop at reisterstown road. speeds clocking in at just 16 miles per hour here. and as we take a look at how 695 looks in parkville at harford road, the inner loop nice can clear, we're -- and clear. we're saying major improvements there but the outer loop still sluggish up to providence road. megan over to you. we're out of time. remember our news starts bright and early at 4:30 in the morning, we'll see you then.
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ABC News Good Morning America
ABC September 20, 2012 7:00am-9:00am EDT

News/Business. George Stephanopoulos, Robin Roberts, Josh Elliott. (2012) Kerry Washington; host Jimmy Kimmel previews the Emmys; Dr. Pamela Peeke; Richie Sambora. New. (CC)

TOPIC FREQUENCY America 23, Us 19, Katy Perry 9, Jimmy Kimmel 9, Abc 8, Maryland 8, Washington 7, Elizabeth 7, Romney 7, California 6, Sam 6, Tim Tebow 6, Jennifer Aniston 6, New York 5, Cymbalta 5, Boston 4, Megan Pringle 4, Watson 4, Lynette 4, Lauren Cook 4
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